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Hennepin is a village in Putnam County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Father Louis Hennepin, missionary
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Hennepin. For links to other places called Hennepin, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hennepin is 41.254N. The longitude is -89.342W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 502 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 715.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hennepin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Putnam County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61326 ZIP code.
27% of Hennepin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hennepin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hennepin was $23,981, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hennepin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hennepin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $892.
Libraries in Hennepin include Hennepin Headquarters, Putnam County Public Library ... View libraries
Putnam County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hennepin political report.
The average commute time for Hennepin workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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